The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] intermediate archival release: Gabriel-Valentin Soulacroix was a prolific baritone at the French comic opera. This molded brown wax cylinder likely dates from 1902-03, made at a transition time while the Pathé company was switching to the black wax compositions. This recording features a highly compressed version of the famous piece of Il barbiere di Siviglia composed by Gioachino Rossini. It was owed to the limited recording time of a maximum of 2:15... Topics: cylinder record, french, brown wax, soulacroix, figaro, barbier de seville, rossini, siviglia,...
The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for March 2011: The popular ragtime march performed by Gilmore's Band, recorded on a brown wax cylinder in 1898. Topics: cylinder record, march, ragtime, band, columbia, brown wax
The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for April 2016: Amongst the vast majority of Edison cylinder records, there was a small number of ethnic selections also available. A limited number of Neapolitan selections was also included in the Edison catalog, such as this recording from 1909, originally released as a 4-minute wax Amberol cylinder and later re-issued as a celluloid Blue Amberol. Topics: cylinder record, edison, italian, neapolitan, amberol, phonograph
The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for September 2015: George Jefferson Gaskin was one of the artist pioneers who started right away with the dawn of commercial recordings. His bright tenor voice seem to have corresponded well with the early technical equipment and usually came out quite clear. This particular brown wax cylinder by an unknown manufacturer, possibly United States Phonograph Co., is a good example of what one could expect with his recording performances. The sound... Topics: cylinder record, phonograph, brown wax, gaskin, vocal, early, 1890s, 1896 Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
These two cylinder records were issued in 1906 by Electra to feature the incident of the imposter Wilhelm Voigt who masqueraded as a Prussian military officer in 1906 and became famous as The Captain of Köpenick (Cöpenick spelled then). To learn more, read the Wikipedia article. Topics: cylinder record, hauptmann, köpenick, koepenick, cöpenick, coepenick, gustav schönwald,... Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
Edison Grand Opera B.35 wax cylinder A 2-minute Edison Grand Opera opera selection, sung by Gustave Berl Resky, recorded in late 1905 and released in 1906. Gladly, the cylinder is in a very nice condition. Topics: cylinder record, grand opera, edison Source: The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ]